• Nishchay Nath

Kalledevarapura Chandragiri Naturals by Beanrove - 91 points

Updated: Aug 26, 2020

Review Date: August 2020

Color: 9 / 10

Aroma: 19 / 20

Flavour: 22 / 25

Finish: 19 / 20

Overall Quality: 22 / 25


Total Points: 91 / 100

Review:

This coffee has notes of oranges, peaches, apricots, berries, chocolate and almond-like finish. Gives a very bright cup via an aeropress whereas balances out pretty well via a regular pourover. The flavour profile on this coffee is very comprehensive and evolves over time. The coffee yields a medium body and a sweet nutty finish. The slight bitters compliment the overall astringency in the cup and is a great coffee to brew. Being a naturals coffee, it may be difficult to do justice to this coffee via an espresso unless well-equipped to work the pressure profile.


August update: The latest batch saw a ratings upgrade from 89 points to 91 points. The roast profile has improved a lot. Significant difference noticed is that the complexity has become much more delicate and the finish has improved. The citrus and peaches play very well with each other and the finish is smooth. It doesn't taste like a traditional coffee at all. Keep the grind size fine and brew at a ratio of 1:15. Drink between 75°C and 85°C to enjoy the best balance.


Best for: Pourover

Worst for: Espresso

Pro tips:

Go for a finer grind till the time you hit the right brightness

Use slightly hotter water to extract more sweetness in the cup


Final verdict: Highly recommended. Must have.




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Roaster: Beanrove

Roast level: Medium

Type: Single Estate

Estate Name: Kalledevarapura Estate

Altitude: 1300 m

Location: Chikmagalur

Processing: Naturals

Varietal: SL.795

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Disclaimer: Views are personal. These reviews are based on the 100 point ratings system designed by the author.